Allaire Orange Trail is a 5.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Allenwood, New Jersey that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 5.7 miles Elevation Gain: 347 feet Route Type: Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

running

forest

bugs

Pleasant, easy walk through some scenic woods This entire hike follows the Orange Trail. Catch it beyond the kiosk at the west end of the parking lot and stay right. You need to play very close attention, as the trail is not blazed well in places and there are numerous unmarked trails in the area. The blazes actually look red much of the time. The Orange Trail soon joins with the White Trail and together they pass a golf course on the right. White Trail leaves to left. Continue northwest on Orange. It reaches a stream and turns southwest, following the stream for a while. It joins the Blue Trail, then leaves it as the Orange Trail turns south. The Orange joins the Blue Trail again for a short distance, but continues southeast while the Blue Trail leave to the left. The trail then skirts a gravel pit and you're back in the parking lot shortly afterward.

mountain biking
2 days ago

Quick Allaire night ride with D.

hiking
3 days ago

It was a nice trail, very green and lush, but definitely tailored towards bikers.

mountain biking
off trail
rocky
8 days ago

Very fun trail but it’s very easy to get lost here. Lots of trails that AllTrails haven’t marked. Otherwise it was awesome!

mountain biking
off trail
rocky
scramble
10 days ago

hiking
10 days ago

Nice trail. Few bikers. Some elevation but not much

hiking
18 days ago

I completely agree with other reviewers that this trail is much better for bikers than hikers. The hike is easy and pleasant, but suffers from "green tunnel" syndrome of being in a fairly uniform forest too long with no vistas or challenges to break things up. Also as others mentioned, be prepared to yield the trail to bikers fairly often if you come on a weekend. No problem with bugs today.

mountain biking
20 days ago

Nice cruise through allaire

hiking
bugs
off trail
1 month ago

hiking
3 months ago

Tight trail - awesome for fat tire bikes. Weekend day was busy with bikes, still very good hiking trail but had to keep an ear out. Pine lands and some oak.

hiking
4 months ago

Very dog friendly, orange trail has been moved at some points and is now easier to follow and also a bit shorter.

hiking
5 months ago

I love this trail system and use it regularly-for mountain biking. In fact, it is primarily a mountain biking trail, at least on weekends, all seasons of the year. It is an extensive oasis in a sea of suburbia, however, and can be a nice hiking getaway, but I do NOT recommend hiking this on the weekend. Even on weekdays, keep a sharp eye out, especially at blind curves.

hiking
7 months ago

The trails were a lot of fun, however, blind area at intersection. Had to figure out alternatives .. overall very good!

hiking
7 months ago

hiked the orange Trail today 5.7 Miles by the map that I got from the Allaire State Park ranger's office was very helpful seems like the blazes are better than they were in the beginning of the season Trailways good not bad did this on a rainy day checking out new gear thumbs up on the gear and that's all from walking with William

hiking
9 months ago

Trail seems great for mountain biking but definitely wasn’t fond of this trail for hiking. Lots of sandy slopes meant for bikes and ramps and jumps. Wouldn’t recommend for people on foot.

hiking
9 months ago

big portion of this orange Trail found it to be very nice shaded a well-conditioned and well blazed a map is a good idea to have and I noticed there were none at the trailhead area for the parking so you can get them at Allaire State Park office anyway took the orange trail to the white Trail in the way Trail back to the orange Trail and back to the parking lot very enjoyable hike 2.6 Mi looking forward to do the orange Trail next stay happy keep hiking and this is walking with Williams report

hiking
off trail
9 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

Multiple parts of trail unmarked, scenic, thanks to to the app we didn’t get lost. Largely used by bikers. Wide and narrow, good hills but not too difficult.

10 months ago

Smooth path with ride scenery that starts at Allaire Village.

hiking
11 months ago

nice variety of terrain, well maintained.

horseback riding
11 months ago

One of my favorite local trails to ride and hike on. I’ve been going here for over twenty years. Good footing for the most part with plenty of opportunities on side trails to lengthen or shorten your ride or add a little more challenge. Lots of hills here. Some can be quite steep. There are some sweeping views up by the high tension wires. In June the mountain laurel is gorgeous. There are always lots of mountain bikers on the trail. They are nearly all courteous and friendly to hikers and equestrians. The biker community here will take others to task if they are not riding safely. If you’re riding on four hoofs instead of two wheels do your best to desensitize your horse to bikes before you come here. Also don’t hog the trail. I always move my horse over when I can to let bikers pass me and let people pet my horse. It’s a privilege to ride here and everyone needs to be good citizens and ambassadors for their sport.

hiking
bugs
muddy
over grown
11 months ago

Not for beginners, the paths are narrow but the mountain bikers are nice enough to warn you if they are coming up behind you to pass by. But you would have to walk into a bush to allow them by so wear bug spray and check for ticks when you are done. Be wary of roots throughout the whole time. Great trails for working up a sweat in the summer.

hiking
over grown
11 months ago

Started the recording a little late into the hike. Not much variety of scenery but good ratio of incline/decline through out. A lot of ticks.. wear long socks/pants if possible

hiking
11 months ago

Crazy amount of ticks

hiking
Thu May 02 2019

Fun hike, little sketchy with the blazes, but overall one of the best trails in the area for hiking and training.

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